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Joshua: Teenager Vs. Superpower

Working with producer Matthew Torne, who directed the documentary LESSONS IN DISSENT (2014), director Joe Piscatella weaves candid moments from Wong’s life with interviews by fellow activists, academics, journalists and politicians to carve a sharp profile of a strong-willed, precocious young activist whose defiant voice refuses to be ignored.

Human Rights Implications of China’s Engagement with Africa

Tim Webster,a lecturer and research scholar at Yale Law School will speak at Cornell University on the human rights implication of China in Africa.

ICS & Art History Event: Zhang Hongtu, "Artist's Talk: Zhang Hongtu"

The Ohio State University presents a talk with artist Zhang Hongtu.

Modernity and Policy Toward the Urban Poor in China

Discussion on China's urban poor policy. 

China in Africa: Trouble in the Mines

The Weatherhead East Asian Institute at Columbia University presents a talk on Human Rights in China.

Barnett-Oksenberg Lecture on Sino-American Relations

The National Committee on US-China Relations will host the Barnett-Oksenberg Lecture on Sino-American Relations in Shanghai. David M. Lampton will deliver the keynote address to the audience on November 23.

China Onscreen Biennial: The Ditch (夹边沟) US Premiere

Part of the UCLA Confucius Institute's inaugural China Onscreen Biennial (银幕中国双年展)project, director Wang Bing vividly recreates the brutal conditions at the Jiabiangou labor camp in the Gobi Desert in the 1950s.

The Power of “No” in Buddhist China: Refusal and Achievement in the Lives of the Monk-Artists Kuncan (1612-ca. 1675) and Hongyi (1880-1942)

University of Michigan Center for Chinese Studies hosts a talk with Raoul Birnbaum on the importance of two Buddhist monks and the importance of refusal

Choosing the Rule of Law over Human Rights: China's Selective Socialization by International Norms

Titus Chen presents a talk on China's socialization of international norms on the issue of human rights.

Colette Fu: We Are Tiger People

Artist talk and opening reception for new exhibit of Colette Fu's series of pop-up books, drawing on her tribal Chinese heritage and chronicling the 25 ethnic minorities of Yunnan Province, China



January 28, 2021 - 4:00pm

Jennifer Pan examines how China's major social assistance program, Dibao, has been used to quell dissent.

February 4, 2021 - 4:00pm

Scott Rozelle discusses his new book that looks at the stark contrast between China's rural and urban populations.